TMC MLA injured in post-poll clash

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Howrah (WB), Jul 20: Trinamool Congress MLA Gulshan Mullick was today injured, along with party workers in post-panchayat poll violence at Panchla in Howrah district, the scene of clashes between ruling TMC and opposition CPI-M during voting on July 19.

Police said Mullick and three other party workers, including a security personnel were injured when they entered Gabberia village on foot. The injured were rushed to a local hospital for treatment.

In Howrah

Activists of Trinamool Congress and CPI(M) workers clash during the third phase of Panchayat polls at Panchla in Howrah district of West Bengal on Friday.

In North 24 Parganas

A CPI(M) office that was ransacked allegedly by Trinamool Congress workers at Shyamnagar in North 24 Parganas district during the third phase of Panchayat polls on Friday.

In Birbhum

West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee with actress and party leader Satabdi Roy (R) during an election campaign rally at Rampurhat in Birbhum, West Bengal on Friday.

In Howrah

Village women holding bamboo sticks and other weapons at a clash during the third phase of Panchayat poll infront of a polling booth in Howrah district of West Bengal on Friday.

In Howrah

Women stand in a queue to cast their vote at a polling station during the third phase of Panchayat polls at Howrah district in West Bengal on Friday.

In Howrah

Villagers stand in a queue to cast their vote at a polling station during the third phase of Panchayat polls at Howrah district in West Bengal on Friday.

In Howrah

A central paramilitary jawan keeps vigil as the voters wait in queue at a polling booth to cast their vote during the third phase of Panchayat polls at Howrah district in West Bengal on Friday.

When contacted, Mullick said he was attacked with bombs and brickbats by CPI-M and Congress and his security personnel fired four rounds in defence. The MLA said he was injured in his shoulder by a brickbat and a woman party worker was also wounded.

He said he had gone to Gabberia in the morning to meet a TMC supporter who was allegedly injured in the clashes yesterday. Mullick also filed an FIR with the police.

PTI

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